The candidate for governor for the New Progressive Party (PNP), Pedro Pierluisi requested the resignation as representative of the legislator María Milagros Charbonier after she was arrested by federal authorities in the morning today, Monday.
This reaction of the now also party president, emerged in an interview with "Noticentro" the day after yesterday's primaries, where Pierluisi was elected, while the Charbonier representatives were not and was left out of the ballot by that party for the next elections.
Charbonier, was arrested along with three other people who have not yet been identified.
The FBI press spokeswoman, Limary Cruz, confirmed the information although she indicated that she could not identify any of the detainees.
At 11:00 in the morning the federal authorities will hold a press conference.